Has the Holy Spirit given you the ministry gift of Helping? It is minister to others by helping to meeting their need.
IN THE BIBLE
1 Corinthians 12:28. God has set some in the assembly: first apostles, second prophets, third teachers, then miracle workers, then gifts of healings, helps, governments, and various kinds of languages.
helps. The Greek word is ἀντιλήμψεις (“antilēmpseis”). It means to lay hold of, to help, to aid.
WHAT DOES IT MEAN?
Through this individual, God directs his grace and power to meet someone’s need.
Think of an executive assistant. Think of the person who pulls over to help you change a flat tire, or the person who comes over to help you clean the house.
This work is often unglamorous. It is often done behind the scenes, and out of the spotlight. Few people will ever know what you did. There is no applause.
HOW ABOUT YOU?
Does helping other people fill you with joy? Do you find yourself going out of your way to assist other people? Are they appreciative of what you did? Can you give of your time and energy with very little reward?
If so, you may well have this gift!
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